Skanda Purana [sanskrit]

876,996 words | ISBN-10: 8170800978 | ISBN-13: 9788170800972

The Skanda-purana verse (Sanskrit text), including grammatical analysis, glossary and relevant print editions. The Skandapurana is one of the largest of the eighteen Mahapuranas, covering over 80,000 shlokas (verses). It is divided into seven large section each covering holy regions detailing their background and legends.


वेदोपनिषदश्छन्दो मीमांसारण्यकं तथा ।
स्वाहाकारवषट्कारौ रहस्यानि तथैव च ॥ २९ ॥

vedopaniṣadaśchando mīmāṃsāraṇyakaṃ tathā |
svāhākāravaṣaṭkārau rahasyāni tathaiva ca || 29 ||

The English translation of Skandapurana Verse is contained in the book The Skanda-Purana by G. V. Tagare. This book is available online or you could buy the latest edition:

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Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse ( Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Vedopanishad, Chanda, Chandas, Mimamsa, Aranyaka, Tatha, Svahakaravashatkara, Rahasya,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Skandapurana Verse If the system was successful in segmenting the sentence, you will see of which words it is made up of, generally consisting of Nouns, Pronouns, Verbs, Participles and Indeclinables. Click on the link to show all possible derivations of the word.

  • Line 1: “vedopaniṣadaśchando mīmāṃsāraṇyakaṃ tathā
  • vedopaniṣadaś -
  • vedopaniṣad (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • chando* -
  • chandas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    chanda (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • mīmāṃsā -
  • mīmāṃsa (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mīmāṃsa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    mīmāṃsā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • araṇyakam -
  • araṇyaka (noun, neuter)
    [adverb], [nominative single], [accusative single]
  • tathā -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • Line 2: “svāhākāravaṣaṭkārau rahasyāni tathaiva ca
  • svāhākāravaṣaṭkārau -
  • svāhākāravaṣaṭkāra (noun, masculine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
  • rahasyāni -
  • rahasya (noun, neuter)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural]
  • tathai -
  • tathā (indeclinable correlative)
    [indeclinable correlative]
    tathā (indeclinable)
    tatha (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tatha (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tathā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative single]
  • aiva -
  • i (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active first dual]
  • ca -
  • ca (indeclinable conjunction)
    [indeclinable conjunction]
    ca (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    ca (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]

Other editions:

Also see the following editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Skandapurana Verse

Cover of edition (2016)

Skanda Purana (Hindi Translation)
by S. N. Khandelwal (2016)

(Set of 10 Books) - Chowkhamba Sanskrit Series Office

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Cover of Bengali edition

Skanda Purana in Bengali
by Navabharat Publishers, Kolkata (0)

স্কন্ধ পুরাণম: - (Set of 7 Volumes)

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Preview of verse in Bengali sript:
বেদোপনিষদশ্ছন্দো মীমাংসারণ্যকং তথা ।
স্বাহাকারবষট্কারৌ রহস্যানি তথৈব চ ॥ ২৯ ॥

Cover of edition (0)

Skanda Purana in Kannada
by Vandana Book House, Bangalore (0)

ಶ್ರೀ ಸ್ಕಾಂದ ಮಹಾಪುರಣಂ: (Set of 25 Volumes)

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Preview of verse in Kannada sript:
ವೇದೋಪನಿಷದಶ್ಛನ್ದೋ ಮೀಮಾಂಸಾರಣ್ಯಕಂ ತಥಾ ।
ಸ್ವಾಹಾಕಾರವಷಟ್ಕಾರೌ ರಹಸ್ಯಾನಿ ತಥೈವ ಚ ॥ ೨೯ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

Skanda Mahapurana (Gujarati)
by Sahitya Sangam, Ahemdabad (2017)

સ્કંદ મહાપુરાણ: (Condensed/Summary)

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Preview of verse in Gujarati sript:
વેદોપનિષદશ્છન્દો મીમાંસારણ્યકં તથા ।
સ્વાહાકારવષટ્કારૌ રહસ્યાનિ તથૈવ ચ ॥ ૨૯ ॥

Cover of edition (2015)

Shri Skanda purana (Malayalam)
by M.P. Pillai kaniyanthara (2015)

(Condensed/Summary) - Devi Book Stall, Kodungallur

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Preview of verse in Malayalam sript:
വേദോപനിഷദശ്ഛന്ദോ മീമാംസാരണ്യകം തഥാ ।
സ്വാഹാകാരവഷട്കാരൌ രഹസ്യാനി തഥൈവ ച ॥ ൨൯ ॥

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